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returns an object with the available configuration attributes of the control

getProperties(): ITextareaProps;


An object with the available attributes of the control and their values.


var form = new dhx.Form("form_container", {    rows: [        {            type: "textarea",            name:"textarea",            label: "textarea",            labelWidth: "70px",            value: "Some nice text",            width:400        }    ]});
// the returned object{    errorMessage: "",    height: "content",    helpMessage: "",    hiddenLabel: false,    label: "textarea",    labelPosition: "top",    labelWidth: "70px",    maxlength: undefined,    minlength: undefined,    padding: 0,    placeholder: "",    preMessage: "",    readOnly: false,    required: false,    successMessage: "",    validation: undefined,    width: 400}

The returned object of the Textarea control can contain the following configuration attributes:

validation(object,function) the rule of input validation
placeholder(string) a tip for the textarea
readOnly(boolean) defines whether a textarea is readonly
width(string|number|"content") the width of a control
height(string|number|"content") the height of a control
padding(string|number) sets padding between a cell and a border of the Textarea control
minlength(string|number) the minimum number of characters allowed in the textarea
maxlength(string|number) the maximum number of characters allowed in the textarea
label(string) specifies a label for a control
labelWidth(string|number) sets the width of the label of a control
hiddenLabel(boolean) invisible label that will be used to identify the input on the server side
labelPosition(string) defines the position of a label: "left"|"top"
required(boolean) defines whether a control is required
helpMessage(string) adds a help message to a control
preMessage(string) a message that contains instructions for interacting with the control
successMessage(string) a message that appears in case of successful validation of the control value
errorMessage(string) a message that appears in case of error during validation of the control value

Change log:

added in v7.0